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Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 80, Issue 1–3, pp 427–437 | Cite as

Passage of a Young Indian Physical Chemist through the World of Photosynthesis Research at Urbana, Illinois, in the 1960s: A Personal Essay

  • Ashish K. Ghosh
Letter to the Editor

Abstract

In September 1963, I came to the famous Photosynthesis Laboratory of Eugene Rabinowitch (1901–1973) at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Illinois, after submitting my doctoral thesis, under Professor Pasupati Mukerjee, in physical chemistry, then at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Calcutta, India. I present here my personal impressions, my research and interactions at the then International Center of Photosynthesis at Urbana, Illinois. A brief mention is made of research of others at this center, my collaboration with Govindjee (Urbana) and with John Olson (at Brookhaven National Laboratory).

Anacystis nidulans chlorophyll dye association Govindjee Charles F. Kettering P. Mukerjee John Olson photochemistry photosynthesis phycobilins Eugene Rabinowitch Urbana 

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  • Ashish K. Ghosh
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  1. 1.DurgapurIndia

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